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Food, Wine, Spirit & Travel Blog

Welcome to CITYpeek Patti's FOOD & WINE/Spirits Blog.
Come journey along with our CITYPEEK CEO, Patti Neumann, as she nibbles, sips and shares her taste buds as she travels round the world.

Fireball Whisky in a box- the new BotoBox is Firebox

Fireball Whisky in a box- the new BotoBox is Firebox


Say it ain't so fireball fans?  Fireball Whisky, the spicy, cinnamon whiskey that sips like the fireball candy you grew up sucking, is now available in a 3.5 Liter...Read More
 Thomas George Estates Pinot Noir continues legacy of Davis Bynum Russian River Valley

Thomas George Estates Pinot Noir continues legacy of Davis Bynum Russian River Valley


Just opened a bottle of Thomas George Estates Pinot Noir 2012.  I must admit, I am new to this label, so I had no preconceived ideas. And, I was pleasantly delighted to...Read More

Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace-A time for rose bubbles


 Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose made from 100% Pinot NoirAll holidays are the perfect time for rose bubbles.Dry, delicate, crisp, refreshing with cherry...Read More
Terra\'s Kitchen Meal Kit is Fresh, Fast, Affordable & Code

Terra's Kitchen Meal Kit is Fresh, Fast, Affordable & Code


This week, I took a go at my first home-delivered, meal kit via Terra's Kitchen (TK). Similar to competitors like Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, Freshology, Freshly  and...Read More
OrderUp Names CITYPEEK a Top Influencer/ code CITYPEEK10 for $10 off

OrderUp Names CITYPEEK a Top Influencer/ code CITYPEEK10 for $10 off


A little over 2 years ago, CITYPEEK.com covered the launch of online food delivery, darling, ORDERup. We labled it then, the UBER of Food Delivery services. Not to be...Read More
Maryland\'s Chesapeake: How the Bay and Its Bounty Shaped a Cuisine

Maryland's Chesapeake: How the Bay and Its Bounty Shaped a Cuisine


Crabs, oysters, tomatoes, corn, chicken, rockfish, and the always stunning, Smith Island cake. As a fourth generation Baltimore, Marylander, my great, great grandfather...Read More
Uber Drivers now Deliver Food with UberEats, code for $10

Uber Drivers now Deliver Food with UberEats, code for $10


UBER, the American multinational online transportation network company that began in 2008 in San Francisco, California, has entered the competitive food delivery market with...Read More
Baltimore Craft Brew RavenBeer expands into South Carolina

Baltimore Craft Brew RavenBeer expands into South Carolina


Baltimore-based RavenBeer, a craft beer, inspired by the Baltimore poet, Edgar Allan Poe, has expanded into South Carolina, by way of Coors/Miller house, Comer Distribution...Read More
ACAI Bowl is Nature\'s SuperFood Candy

ACAI Bowl is Nature's SuperFood Candy


FELICI Cafe, in Baltimore, MD, has introduced me to a new SuperFood is sweeping the world--the ACAI BOWL. ACAI is the deep purple, edible berry of a Central and South...Read More
Tanqueray brings back Gin Cocktails with Tanqueray No. Ten

Tanqueray brings back Gin Cocktails with Tanqueray No. Ten


With Summer al fresco dining and brunch season just underway, Tanqueray No. TEN is revitalizing the traditional bloody Mary or mimosa brunch drinks experience by bringing...Read More
GH Cretors Popcorn -Peek into the Summer Fancy Food Show NYC

GH Cretors Popcorn -Peek into the Summer Fancy Food Show NYC


Fancy Food Show FindsI love a family story. One that spans a vision over multiple generations. Welcome to my world: G.H. Cretors Popped Corn, the 4th largest USA popcorn...Read More
New York Food & Wine Tours

New York Food & Wine Tours


Brooklyn Brewery Tour: Offers a fun experience and two different tour options. Small Batch Tours: Monday through Thursday, 5:00 p.m. sharp. Dates are opened at Midnight EST...Read More
Sheila G\'s Brownie Brittle unveils Organic Line of Sweet Treats

Sheila G's Brownie Brittle unveils Organic Line of Sweet Treats


In 2012, we wrote about a tasty, new specialty food, Sheila G's BROWNIE BRITTLE™ that packs a lot of punch. We were thrilled to meet founder, Palm Beach based,...Read More
It\'s time for Rose Wine to quench the Summer Heat

It's time for Rose Wine to quench the Summer Heat


It is Summer, it’s hot and humid days are already among us. It is time to stray away from Malbec, Cabernet and heavy drinks, time to get cooled off and head to chilled...Read More
Horse Racing #Cocktails: Black Eyed Susan Preakness Cocktail Recipe & Wavework App

Horse Racing #Cocktails: Black Eyed Susan Preakness Cocktail Recipe & Wavework App


 May 21 is Preakness time in Baltimore, Hon! The second jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes, in Baltimore also has it's signature drink....Read More
Kentucky Derby Cocktail-Mint Julep Recipe

Kentucky Derby Cocktail-Mint Julep Recipe


MINT JULEP-the official drink of the KENTUCKY DERBY May 6, 2016-- a little historyThe mint julep has been promoted by Churchill Downs in association with the Kentucky Derby...Read More
Yoga and brunch delights at Ritz Carlton Georgetown DC

Yoga and brunch delights at Ritz Carlton Georgetown DC


Imagine waking up on a Saturday morning and taking a relaxing, yoga class in the courtyard of Georgetown's Ritz Carlton and a 5 star brunch ready and waiting! Look no...Read More
Delivery Service Instacart enters the On-Demand Grocery Business

Delivery Service Instacart enters the On-Demand Grocery Business


Call it the Netflix of grocery shopping or call it what you want, but instant grocery delivery is now in a in or expanding to, a city near you. In January 2015, $220 million...Read More
The Bacon Jams extends the bacon craze with a bang!

The Bacon Jams extends the bacon craze with a bang!


Move over Smuckers, The Bacon Jams extends the bacon craze with a bang! And, this bacon jam has so many possibilities What peanut butter and bacon jam or a BLT with Bacon...Read More
Passover 2016, Recipes, Matzo ball soup

Passover 2016, Recipes, Matzo ball soup


Passover is upon us soon. The 2016 dates are April 22 for Sedar #1 through sunset April 30. That means Jews worldwide will be substituting bread with unleavened bread called...Read More

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